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OFPP Plans to Deploy Emerging Tech for Acquisition Operations

The Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Federal Procurement Policy is working to implement emerging technology to streamline acquisition procedures, FedScoop reported Friday. Joanie Newhart, associate administrator of acquisition workforce programs at the OFPP, said the office is collaborating with the Chief Acquisition Officer Council to deploy new technologies like robotics and artificial intelligence to handle the workload and repetitive functions during the recent 2019 FedScoop IT Modernization Summit.

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Joanie Newhart: OFPP Moves to Coordinate Civilian, Defense Acquisition Certification Programs

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy has revamped the Federal Acquisition Certification in Contracting in an effort to align the program with the Pentagon’s certification services for defense acquisition personnel, FCW reported Thursday. “The FAC-C refresh, which is broader than just information technology-specific procurement training, strengthens the development and professionalization …

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OFPP’s Joanie Newhart: Gov’t Updates Federal Acquisition Certification to Address Training

The Office of Federal Procurement Policy and the Federal Acquisition Institute have updated the federal acquisition certification in contracting to offer information technology procurement training, FCW reported Wednesday. Troy Schneider writes the revised certification will take effect on Oct. 1 to coordinate a four-week class in line with the Defense …

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OFPP Continuing To Dispel Myths On Industry-Vendor Communication; Lesley Field Comments

Agencies and service vendors are falling victim to multiple myths within the government contracting acquisition process, according to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. OFPP previously issued a memo in February 2011 to dispel certain myths associated with federal procurement and communication, Federal News Radio reports. On Monday, OFPP issued …

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